Head, Instruction Services (LLT-1-09)

About The American University in Cairo:
Founded in 1919, AUC's campus has moved to its new, state-of-the-art
campus in New Cairo beginning Fall Semester, 2008. AUC's degree  programs
are accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the  Middle States
Association of Colleges and Schools; AUC Libraries and  Learning
Technologies is a member of the Research Libraries Group  (RLG), OCLC and
AMICAL. For more information visit our website at . In
view of AUC's protocol agreement with the Egyptian government,  which
requires specific proportions of Egyptian, U.S., and third- country
citizen faculty, at this time preference will be given to  qualified
applicants who are U.S. citizens.

English is the language of instruction. For expatriates, benefits  include
housing, annual round-trip air travel for appointee and  qualifying
dependents, plus schooling for the equivalent of up to two  children at
Cairo American College.

Job Description:
Under the direction of the Director of Public Services, the successful
candidate will be responsible for the administration of the required
no-credit course for freshmen; chairing an on-going Task Force  exploring
alternative delivery methods for the required freshmen  course: developing
and implementing subject specific sessions for  faculty, staff, students
and visitors; assessing and evaluating the IS  program; expanding the
library's outreach to faculty, staff and  students; working with library
faculty to promote the use of library  materials and programs; some
reference and collection development  responsibilities.

The candidate must have an ALA accredited MLS, excellent oral and  written
English, demonstrated experience in instruction (one-on-one  and
classroom) in an academic library environment, strong  interpersonal and
communication skills, and experience in course  management. The ability to
work effectively in a team and  independently is also necessary.

Additional Information:
Position is open until filled. Review of applications begins  immediately.

One-, two- or three-year appointment, subject to mutual agreement will
begin September 2009. Renewal of an appointment depends upon
institutional needs and the appointee's performance.

Full description and requirements of the position are at:

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Application Instructions:
All applicants must submit the following documents via online: a) an
updated C.V  b) a letter of interest; c) List names & contact  information
of at least three references familiar with your  professional background;
d) a completed AUC Personal Information Form  (PIF).

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